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ഋ Read Kindle [ Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child ] ඇ By Anthony Esolen ඪ ഋ Read Kindle [ Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child ] ඇ By Anthony Esolen ඪ Esolen signals with this book his presence in the top rank of authors of cultural criticism American SpectatorPlay dates, soccer practice, day care, political correctness, drudgery without facts, television, video games, constant supervision, endless distractions these and other insidious trends in child rearing and education are now the hallmarks of childhood As author Anthony Esolen demonstrates in this elegantly written, often wickedly funny book, almost everything we are doing to children now constricts their imaginations, usually to serve the ulterior motives of the constrictors.Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child takes square aim at these accelerating trends, in a bitingly witty style reminiscent of C S Lewis, while offering parentsand childrenhopeful alternatives Esolen shows how imagination is snuffed out at practically every turn in the rearing of children almost exclusively indoors in the flattening of love to sex education, and sex education to prurience and hygiene in the loss of traditional childhood games in the refusal to allow children to organize themselves into teams in the effacing of the glorious differences between the sexes in the dismissal of the power of memory, which creates the worst of all possible worlds in schooldrudgery without even the merit of imparting facts in the strict separation of the childs world from the adults and in the denial of the transcendent, which places a low ceiling on the childs developing spirit and mind.But Esolen doesnt stop at pointing out the problem he offers clear solutions as well With charming stories from his own boyhood and an assist from the master authors and thinkers of the Western tradition, Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child is a welcome respite from the overwhelming banality of contemporary culture Interwoven throughout this indispensable guide to child rearing is a rich tapestry of the literature, music, art, and thought that once enriched the lives of American children.Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child confronts contemporary trends in parenting and schooling by reclaiming lost traditions This practical, insightful book is essential reading for any parent who cares about the paltry thing that childhood has become, and who wants to give a child something beyond the dull drone of todays culture. 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    • Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child
    • 4.1
    • 348
    • Kindle
    • 272 pages
    • 1610170792
    • Anthony Esolen
    • English
    • 18 October 2016

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